Great Moments in Olympic Gymnastics, 1st Edition

  • Blythe Lawrence
  • Published By: ABDO Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 1629686506
  • ISBN-13: 9781629686509
  • DDC: 796.4809
  • Grade Level Range: 5th Grade - 8th Grade
  • 64 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released April 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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Olympians compete in the colors of their country. Millions of fans around the world tune in to watch. And when everything goes just right, the performances are unforgettable. Great Moments in Olympic Sports tells the stories that define the Games — those of surprise and dominance, of inspiration and determination, of persistence and overcoming adversity. With colorful descriptions of memorable moments old and new, plus a glossary, additional resources, and more, these books will have readers on the edge of their seats awaiting the next opening ceremony.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Montreal 1976 Perfection.
2: Los Angeles 1984 the Miracle on the Mats.
3: Los Angeles 1984 An American First.
4: Barcelona 1992 the High Flier.
5: Atlanta 1996 the Magnificent Seven.
6: Athens 2004 Gold Among the Ruins.
7: Beijing 2008 Difficulty Versus Artistry.
8: London 2012 Gabby's Golden Moment.
Great Olympians.
For More Information.
About the Author.